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Centura Health LINKS is a team of talented Benefits Counselors, Intake Specialists, Data Program Analyst, and volunteers who are dedicated to helping you apply for the benefits that you’ve earned and deserve.
Mr. Corbett is senior vice president of community health and values integration at Centura Health, a multi-state integrated health system and Colorado’s largest health care provider. He is a fellow at Harvard Medical School, Division of Medical Ethics. Mr. Corbett was appointed a four year term to the National Institutes of Health’s National Advisory Council for Nursing Research by Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebellius. Mr. Corbett’s research interests are at the intersection of health,
law, and bioethics with a focus on health finance and the influence of large institutions on patient care and population health. Over the course of his career, Mr. Corbett has worked in four different health systems providing strategic and operational leadership for community health, behavioral health, ethics, spiritual care, diversity, mission and global health. In these roles, he established innovative
programs using community health advocates, behavioral health navigators, and hospital housing partnerships to improve health care outcomes and reduce health care costs. Mr. Corbett has lectured at Harvard in Clinical Bioethics Courses and at the Maine School of Law and has been published in numerous books and journals. Mr. Corbett received his B.S. in International Relations from Syracuse University, a Juris Doctor from St. Johns University and a Master of Divinity from Duke University.
Cristen Bates is a dedicated public health executive with 15 years of experience serving the community with expertise in stakeholder engagement, maternal and child health, senior services, healthcare quality, information technology, and communications. Ms. Bates started her career in community mental health as a crisis case manager prior to joining the Peace Corps where she served in Niger as a community health advocate. After relocating to Washington DC, Ms. Bates wrote and edited professional manuals for the American Psychological Association in the HIV/AIDS department, implemented a health passport system for families in transitional housing for Community of Hope, designed evaluations for the Department of Health, and doubled the number of screenings for the Hepatitis B Initiatives by developing relationships with recently immigrated African community members. She worked for three years for the National Partnership for Women & Families as a technical assistance provider for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Aligning Forces for Quality initiative, where she trained hundreds of community health workers on patient engagement. With Booz Allen Hamilton, Ms. Bates designed and implemented national campaigns for the Department of Health and Human Services (Center for Disease Control, Office of the National Coordinator, and Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services), the Department of Defense, the Department for Veterans Affairs, and the Gates Foundation. As the Executive Director of Health SET and Centura Health LINKS, Ms. Bates leads an incredible team of community health workers in assisting over vulnerable populations achieve wellness through 24 free mobile wellness clinics and application and enrollment services. Ms. Bates holds Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Kansas and a Master’s in Public Health and Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology from George Washington University.
Dave Moore has spent 40 years in Radio Broadcasting. Over the last five years he also worked as the Patient Representative (Advocate) at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo. Dave moved to Denver in October 2015 to take the position of Manager of Volunteer Services for LINKS and HealthSET. Dave recruits volunteers for the LINKS program. These volunteers go through training to be Certified SHIP counselors. These counselors take phone calls from the public, answering questions concerning Medicare and Medicaid benefits. The job they do is invaluable to the clients they serve. Dave and his wife Brandi, have two children; Carly, 23, and Brady, 20. And a Bichon Frise named Max, 13.
Ron is a Data Project Analyst. He provides system support, data grant reporting and analysis. Ron comes to Centura Health LINKS from Healthtrans, a Pharmacy Benefit Management company in the DTC area acquired by Catamaran Healthcare Solutions based out of Illinois, formerly known as SXC (System Xellence). Ron title was Lead Customer Service Specialist and Reporting Technician. Ron trained and supported new hires on customer service protocol for pharmacy benefit claims. Ron also ran daily/monthly reports on call volume trends and analysis. Ron comes with a wealth of knowledge in the Customer Service field, having managed a pharmacy Call Center for the second largest tax agency in America, Jackson Hewitt, Supervised a Call Center for Satellite Commercial TV, and Supervised Technician Dispatchers. Previously, Ron worked at CSG Systems as a Data Analyst, where he monitored and generated reports of productivity trends to level management as well as to upper management directors and CEO of the company. Ron enjoys being able to analyze and report on daily and monthly activity conducted by Centura Health LINKS counselors in which they support and help disabled persons and senior citizens understand the complexities of healthcare benefit eligibility at a no cost.
Jean Anhalt is a Benefits Counselor in senior services with Centura Health LINKS. Previously, she worked for LINKS as a Health Coverage Guide navigating clients through the Connect for Health Colorado system, and was a volunteer in the SHIP (Medicare counseling) program. Before coming to LINKS, Jean was a research associate with a Denver based public policy research firm evaluating child custody and visitation practices, and also worked as a therapist for Mental Health Center of Denver. Born in Normal, Illinois, Jean lived for many years in the southern and midwestern regions of the country before settling in Colorado 20 years ago.
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